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Drosophila

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Using FlyBase, a Database of Drosophila Genes and Genomes.
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    Chapter 2 The GAL4 System: A Versatile System for the Manipulation and Analysis of Gene Expression.
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    Chapter 3 The Q-System: A Versatile Expression System for Drosophila.
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    Chapter 4 Analysis of MicroRNA Function in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 5 Methods for High-Throughput RNAi Screening in Drosophila Cells.
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    Chapter 6 A Guide to Genome-Wide In Vivo RNAi Applications in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 7 Creating Heritable Mutations in Drosophila with CRISPR-Cas9.
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    Chapter 8 Performing Chromophore-Assisted Laser Inactivation in Drosophila Embryos Using GFP.
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    Chapter 9 deGradFP: A System to Knockdown GFP-Tagged Proteins.
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    Chapter 10 Drosophila
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    Chapter 11 Cultivation and Live Imaging of Drosophila Imaginal Discs.
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    Chapter 12 Cultivation and Live Imaging of Drosophila Ovaries.
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    Chapter 13 Segmentation and Quantitative Analysis of Epithelial Tissues.
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    Chapter 14 Laser Ablation to Probe the Epithelial Mechanics in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 15 Rapid Ovary Mass-Isolation (ROMi) to Obtain Large Quantities of Drosophila Egg Chambers for Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization.
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    Chapter 16 Drosophila
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    Chapter 17 Protocols to Study Growth and Metabolism in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 18 Protocols to Study Aging in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 19 Protocols to Study Behavior in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 20 Electrophysiological Recordings from Lobula Plate Tangential Cells in Drosophila.
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    Chapter 21 Methods to Establish Drosophila Cell Lines.
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    Chapter 22 Erratum to: The GAL4 System: A Versatile System for the Manipulation and Analysis of Gene Expression
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Chapter title
Analysis of MicroRNA Function in Drosophila.
Chapter number 4
Book title
Drosophila
Published in
Methods in molecular biology, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-6371-3_4
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Book ISBNs
978-1-4939-6369-0, 978-1-4939-6371-3
Authors

Geetanjali Chawla, Arthur Luhur, Nicholas Sokol

Editors

Christian Dahmann

Abstract

MicroRNAs are short noncoding, ~22-nucleotide RNAs that regulate protein abundance. The growth in our understanding of this class of RNAs has been rapid since their discovery just over a decade ago. We now appreciate that miRNAs are deeply embedded within the genetic networks that control basic features of metazoan cells including their identity, metabolism, and reproduction. The Drosophila melanogaster model system has made and will continue to make important contributions to this analysis. Intended as an introductory overview, here we review the current methods and resources available for functional analysis of fly miRNAs for those interested in performing this type of analysis.

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 2 25%
Professor 1 13%
Student > Bachelor 1 13%
Student > Master 1 13%
Unspecified 1 13%
Other 1 13%
Unknown 1 13%
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Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 63%
Unspecified 1 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 13%
Unknown 1 13%